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Average Salary for Citibank Employees

Operating out of New York City, N.Y., financial services company Citibank employs talent in positions ranging from Personal Banker to Banking Branch Manager. The average Citibank employee earns $71K per year. The most important factor affecting pay for Citibank employees is what you do at the company, though your experience level and where you live play a role as well. The data in this summary comes from the PayScale salary survey.

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How This Employer Pays

Citibank typically pays:
above market
Similar employers pay:
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Employer: Citibank
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About This Company

New York City, New York 


Financial Services, Finance, Investment banking

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VPs of Information Technology are awarded the highest paychecks, with compensation nearing about $138K annually on average; IT Business Analysts are next on the list, bringing in close to $87K, followed by Banking Branch Managers earning approximately $75K and Compliance Analysts making $56K. Personal Bankers at Citibank do not see much in the way of financial compensation and represent one of the lower-paid positions (around $39K on average) at the company.

Years of Experience

Those with one to four years of experience at the company can expect to make $55K per year on average. Respondents who have been working for five to nine years make approximately $75K annually on average. The largest slice of the Citibank workforce (32 percent) has been working for 10-19 years and earns, on average, around $92K per year.


When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck ($99K annually) can be spotted in New York, N.Y.; Dallas, Texas ($87K), Irving, Texas (about $82K), and Tampa, Fla. ($69K) are the next top-paying cities. On the lower end is Buffalo, N.Y. at approximately $45K. Within the company, workers earn the highest salaries (an average of about $85K per year) in New York.

Certifications and Degrees

Licensed Lawyers have significantly higher pay than non-accredited workers at $148K annually. Project Management Professionals with credentials can live quite comfortably; median salaries come in at $122K per year. Citibank compensates Master of Science (MS), Computer Science (CS)-holders the most at around $157K annually.


In this role, the best-paying skill appears to be Project Management; individuals who claim it among their capabilities enjoy a higher median salary of $84K per year. Data Analysis is regularly seen around here; nearly one in seven of those surveyed report it as a core competency. Customer Service, Microsoft Excel, and Banking are also desirable skills.

Benefits and Perks

The company is somewhat lacking in the benefits department, and only 30 percent report compensation for sick days and vacation time. To plan for old age, the vast majority of employees maintain savings accounts through the company's 401(k) plan. A large number of respondents have health insurance, and benefits for a large number of survey participants also include dental insurance. The list of perks also includes life insurance, tuition reimbursement, a casual working environment, and flexible hours.

Key Stats for Citibank


45 %
55 %
$36,698 - $98,782
$41,385 - $116,117
Less than 1 year
1-4 years
5-9 years
10-19 years
20 years or more

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 104 votes.
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